Q. I want to use our NAS server to store backups. Our NAS supports FTP and CIFS / SMB sharing technology. How do I mount and store files on NAS using FreeBSD? How do I automate entire procedure using a shell script? Is that doable? If so, what’s the easiest solution ftp or CIFS?
Q. I’m using Red Hat Enterprise Linux based Apache web server. How do I backup my Apache webserver, MySQL and PostgreSQL database to another disk called /backup and then copy it to other offsite backup ssh server called backup.example.com?
Q. How do I backup files and database for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS Linux? Currently Iâ€™ve MySQL server running on CentOS 5 and Web server and file server using RHEL 5. How do I backup all these servers?
A. Regular backup is an essential for Linux system. You can take backup on
=> NAS Server
=> Network server etc
Implementing a backup policy that includes rotating backup media and keeping copies of backup media offsite is the most reliable way of minimizing damage. See following resources on our site for more information including commands and shell scripts:
- Perform backups for the Linux operating system
- How to backup MySQL databases, web server files to a FTP server automatically
- Howto Backup PostgreSQL Databases
- All backup shell scripts